Let there be light: An illuminating walk through the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival [Photos]

The Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition features hundreds of illuminated lanterns

FP Staff December 16, 2017 11:15:57 IST
People are silhouetted while walking through rows of lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Friday, 15 December 2017. The festival features hundreds of illuminated lanterns and is open until 21 January 2018. AP
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People are silhouetted while walking through rows of lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Friday, 15 December 2017. The festival features hundreds of illuminated lanterns and is open until 21 January 2018. AP
A woman poses next to a lantern during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition. AP
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A woman poses next to a lantern during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition. AP
A woman is silhouetted while walking through rows of lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
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A woman is silhouetted while walking through rows of lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
Two young women walk past a swan lantern during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The festival features hundreds of illuminated lanterns. AP
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Two young women walk past a swan lantern during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The festival features hundreds of illuminated lanterns. AP
People walk past lanterns in the shape of moons during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
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People walk past lanterns in the shape of moons during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
A man is silhouetted while walking past a row of lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
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A man is silhouetted while walking past a row of lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
A woman is silhouetted while walking past a pagoda constructed from more than 100,000 porcelain pieces during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
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A woman is silhouetted while walking past a pagoda constructed from more than 100,000 porcelain pieces during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
A young girl is silhouetted while viewing lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
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A young girl is silhouetted while viewing lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
People walk past a dragon during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP
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People walk past a dragon during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National Exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia. AP